Andrea Kovacic is a fourth-year Law and Creative Writing student studying in Sydney, Australia. Andrea has also studied Literature and History abroad at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy. In addition to her studies, Andrea works as a freelance writer for a number of publications, whilst working on literary manuscripts. She is interested in the more dreamy and whimsical creations of the moody artistic world.
Nicole Gordon has interviewed over 200 artists from around the world and has relished the wonderful experience. Nicole has immersed herself within the New York City art community and is a Mother to 2 teenagers. As you could imagine she wears many hats and would not want it any other way.
Matthew Burgos is a zealous storyteller, an indie-folk playlist devourer, a self-proclaimed maverick, and a die-hard, 90% dark chocolate glutton. When he narrates stories, he carpets the chronicles with poetry, empathy, and humanness. For every story he jots down, he envisions delight and satisfaction to every reader’s mind. His curiosity streams when he converses with people, compiling a mountain of questions for them to answer to. It’s no wonder he yearns to write about them after the conversation.
Samantha Dexter is a Manchester-based writer, musician, artist and photographer. She graduated from the British and Irish Modern Music Institute with a first-class degree in Music Journalism. Her specialty is writing about Japanese culture with a particular focus on otaku subculture. She is a seasoned guitarist and has a passion for various artistic expressions including animation, manga, heavy and electronic music, lowbrow art and designer toys. Samantha loves travelling, learning about new things and wishes to share what she is most passionate about with like-minded people through her writing.
Jacob Hicks is a Brooklyn-based oil painter, arts educator & critical writer. He founded Quantumart Review in 2014. He exhibits with Gallery Henoch.
Ren Riley is an aspiring bounty hunter librarian, but until that job becomes a real thing, she works as a graphic designer, freelance writer, and marketing consultant. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Middle Tennessee State University and a Masters of Education Policy from the University of Washington. In her free time, she enjoys creating digital collages with a focus on futuristic elements and self-portraiture; her work has been shown at the Holy Art Gallery in London. She is the Editor of I, Enheduanna, a zine focused on up-and-coming feminine and non-binary creatives.
Oscar Hart is a Paris-based artist, writer and freelance journalist. He holds a Master degree in cultural management. He views the drawing process as a way to sculpt and transform emotions. With deep interest for any form of creation, he is passionate about Nature, shamanism, cinema, dancing, and anything that help us sublimate our emotions. His inner worlds often convoke dreamy and mythical elements.
Savannah McGhee is a musician, writer, student, and artist who is enamored by the world and its design. Inspired by nature and sound, Savannah hopes to bridge the gaps between music, design, science, art, and psychology with her carefully chosen words and creative mind.
Lucy Jones is the founder and editor of arts and culture site Teacup Kingdom. She is fascinated by the creative impulse – how imagination, experience, and the unconscious mind work together to create something entirely original. Relentlessly curious, her interests and obsessions range from Islamic art to the Golden Age of Illustration, pre-Christian folklore and 1990’s game franchises. She studied English Literature at Newcastle University and has worked in communications for over 10 years.
Yasha Young is a Senior Executive and Curator with 25 years of global project production experience (Humboldt Forum Berlin, MOMA Italy, MOCA, UN NYC, Foreign Ministry Germany, Sotheby’s, Saatchi, Phillips, ART Cologne, Rothschild Collection, SONY Music, Levis, Nike, Patreon, Universal Music, Art Basel, Lollapalooza, SuperBloom, Goethe Institut, Berlin Biennale, NYC Fashion Week).
She is the Founder, Concept Creator, and Founding Executive Director (2013 -2019) of URBAN NATION Berlin, the worldwide first Museum for Urban Contemporary art and a unique interdisciplinary project on a global scale representing over 450 artists and projects in 54 countries. Her passions include working as a Cultural Innovations Manager and as City Concept Developer. Her expertise includes working with Creative City Concepts and Collection and as Art Portfolio Manager for private clients and institutions. Young also works as an international Public Speaker (TED, SXSW, Remix Summit).
Since January 2020, Yasha has been founding partner, Concept Developer, and Executive Curatorial Director for the FOR_M New York City, a new institution currently in development. The FOR_M produces cutting-edge art exhibitions and projects with social engagement and cultural change at the core of its mission.
Young studied Museology at Harvard University Cambridge, MA and teaches as Associate Professor in Art and Music Business at the Pop Academy Mannheim, Germany.
Philanthropy includes: Patron for Children’s Hospice Berlin Heart, Curator for Keep A Breast Cancer Charity Foundation and since 2020, sponsor of the Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award as part of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize.